The LPN is a member of the multidisciplinary ambulatory team who is responsible for patient care, patient satisfaction, and clinical outcomes.
The LPN performs the duties for which they are trained such as starting IVs, simple wound dressings, and notifying the RN or LIP with any changes or abnormalities in the patients condition.
The ideal candidate will have proven the ability to work in a team as well as independently and to be assertive and provide optimal patient care to the pediatric population in an ambulatory clinic setting. The ability to communicate in a professional manner with patients and their families, co-workers, and physician's is essential to delivering collaborative care to patients and excellent customer service skills is required. The ability to prioritize and organize and the ability to navigate the electronic computer system in order to appropriately document patient care.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
LPN – Kentucky Licensure
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